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City Pages Unearths Multiple Accounts of Mistreatment By Local Coffee Shop Owner


Earlier today, the alt-weekly City Pages published allegations of verbal abuse and mistreatment of both employees and customers by Greg Martin, the owner of local coffee shop Urban Bean. In a detailed report, the paper relays conversations with several former employees, potential employees, and customers who have had contact with Martin and allege a “pattern of predatory and abusive behavior.”

Accusations surfaced Tuesday through experiences shared with Nadirah McGill, the drummer for Minneapolis band Gully Boys, who is dedicated to amplifying the voices of abuse survivors. McGill posted the messages to Instagram.

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